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How to Place a Members Only Announcement

If you have moved, become a partner or an associate, or received a promotion or an award, let us know!

Notices about State Bar members in good standing are printed as space is available, and at no cost, must be submitted in writing, and may be edited. Questions? Email, or call (800) 444-9404, ext. 6127, or (608) 250-6127.​

Ineligible announcements: Talks, speeches (unless they are of national stature), honors from other publications (such as "Best of...," "Rising star...," and other lists), and political announcements are not accepted as announcements.

Photo placement: Submit a professional-quality photo with your announcement. If the photo is used, the State Bar will issue an invoice for $35 per photo. Please acknowledge the photo placement fee in your submission. Group photos are not accepted. High-resolution electronic photos are preferred to ensure high-quality production. Images should be sized at least 4”x6”, with a resolution no less than 150 dpi, although 300 dpi is preferred. Print photos will not be returned.

Deadline: Submit announcements by the first of the month preceding publication. For example, to place an announcement in the May issue, it must be received before April 1. Email to: Include your State Bar membership number. You may also mail to announcements to: Members Only, P.O. Box 7158, Madison, WI 53707-7158.

Discounted Display Advertising Rates for Member Announcements

Discounted rates on display advertising are available to State Bar members announcing a special event (opening a new office, promoting or hiring an attorney, relocations, firm milestones), or to honor the legacy of a deceased firm member. Advertisements for seminars, products, or services offered by State Bar members do not qualify for the discount.

Special rate is available for up to three issues during the calendar year. No agency commission. Rates: Full page, $1,300/issue; one-half page, $1,150/issue; one-third page, $735/issue. All ads are four-color. Assistance with ad production is available at no extra charge. For more information on display advertising, contact the Advertising Manager.


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